faculty information


Social Work Program


Name and Education Research Interests
Melody Brackett, PhD
Associate Professor and Social Work Program Director

Spirituality/Religion in Social Work Practice

Faith-Based Initiatives

Military Social Work

Financial Social Work

Kim Downing, PhD, LCSW
Associate Professor and Field Education Director

Women's Issues (particularly African-American Women's Issues)


Temporary Assistance to Needy Families

Brenda Norman, PhD 

Professor and Chair, Department of Social

   and Behavioral Sciences

Health and Disability

Military Social Work

Medical Social Work

Andre` Stevenson, PhD
Professor and Director of Social Work Admissions

Research Methods

Public Health

Policy Analysis

International Social Work (Global Learning)

Social Work Accreditation